A practical, step-by-step photographic guide to the yoga poses that will support mothers safely through pregnancy, birth and the first months following birth.
Fran oise Barbira Freedman, PhD, is a medical anthropologist at Cambridge University, England. An adept of yoga, she has used both her life experience as a mother of four and her academic training and research to develop her original approach to antenatal and postnatal holistic care. Fran oise has been a trainer for the UK-based Yoga Biomedical Trust's Yoga Therapist Diploma since 1994. She is a member of the Board of Yoga Therapists and she also lectures at midwifery schools. In 1990 Fran oise founded the charity Birthlight, which is dedicated to promoting a sensitive approach to pregnancy, birth, and babies. She is the author of eight books.